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Biographical Sketch of Charles H. Spriggs

Spriggs, Charles H.; realty and building; born, Washington County, Pa., Oct. 2, 1875; of Scotch-English ancestry, and ancestors on both sides of family prominent in Revolution and War of 1812; public school education; married, 1908, Miss Olive Carter, of Waynesburg, Pa.; two daughters; politically a Progressive Republican; business career, with the Second National Bank of Pittsburgh, resigning on account of poor health, and engaged in the real estate business in the southwest; returning east, became associated with one of the largest real estate firms in New York City; impressed with the wonderful real estate opportunities in Cleveland, he located here, in the firm of C. H. Spriggs & Co.; the firm is incorporated as The Commonwealth Realty & Building Co.; mgr. and director the Alliance Brick Co., Alliance, 0.; member The National Real Estate Ass’n, Cleveland Real Estate Board, and Lakewood Chamber of Commerce; has traveled extensively in this country, Canada and Mexico, studying real estate conditions, and causes of civic growth and increase in property values.

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